Duties: Job Summary & Responsibilities:
Financial Crime Compliance in the Compliance division is responsible for coordinating enterprise-wide Anti-Money Laundering /Bank Secrecy Act, anti-bribery, government sanctions, and anti-boycott compliance efforts. FCC also provides AML-related services to subsidiaries worldwide. These services include: developing and implementing policies and procedures; performing customer due diligence and enhanced due diligence; screening against Office of Foreign Asset Control and other government sanctions lists; conducting automated and manual transaction monitoring including E-communications, investigating potential violations of law, regulation or firm policy by employees and/or clients; reporting suspicious activity; coordinating training of relevant employees; and liaising with law enforcement and regulatory authorities.
The successful candidate will be part of the Asia-Pacific Know-Your-Client team and report to the KYC team manager based in Hong Kong.
Conducting due diligence on prospective and existing clients to identify issues presenting potential legal, regulatory, sanctions or reputational risk, primarily utilizing publicly available data sources, vendor reports and reviewing client documentation.
Escalating potential KYC issues to the KYC team manager and/or senior business management.
Documenting potential issues, mitigating factors and rationale for approval in the relevant systems.
Managing document retention in accordance with applicable AML regulation and firm policies.
Implementing applicable AML policies and procedures.
Collaborating closely with the global Anti-Money Laundering/Suspicious Activities Group, the Government Sanctions Group, the Anti-Bribery Group, and the Global Surveillance Group
Skills: Basic Requirements:
Strong analytical, investigative and risk assessment skills Ability to prioritize demanding workflows, detailed-oriented and well organized Ability to take ownership, work independently and yet still be team-oriented Excellent written and verbal communication skill Effective interpersonal skills Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel, and experience in external database searches, such as World Check, Factiva, and Lexis/Nexis